• October 16th, 2018
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Persevering to achieve her dreams

WINDHOEK-A proud patriotic Namibian young woman Frieda Lukas (25) says she is persistent an achieving her dreams.  A bachelor degree graduate in Journalism and Communication Technology at the Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST), Lukas is now doing an honours degree in Communications at the same university.

People were meant to be different

We live in a time where everyone has an opinion they want to share. Whether it’s politics, feminism, religion, race or sexuality, it usually causes a hateful outcome. People seem to have lost respect in their approach to speak their mind and as

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Sharing his entrepreneurial recipe

WINDHOEK - Besides his challenging upbringing, he managed to break through to fully explore his potential. This is the mechanical engineering graduate and author of the book Respect My Hustle, Sylvester Shapwa.

Teachers Exercise: Speak English

There are many factors that need to be taken into consideration, when one is meditating on the standard of our local education. However, after everything is set and done, it all boils down to two pillars: the teacher and the learner/student. 

TEACHERS EXERCISE: Natural Memory

These exercises are meant for those teachers, who can humbly admit that there is always room for improvement. This is an attempt to provide additional teaching skills. These skills are not taught at teacher training institutions, but they form the basis

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Land ultimate instrument – youth

WINDHOEK - National Youth Council Representative Chairperson JP van der Westhuizen who was about four years old when the first National Land Conference took place in 1991, says land is the ultimate instrument for economic emancipation.

Youth to learn about access to information

WINDHOEK- As part of the International Day for Universal Access to Information (IDUAI) 2018 celebrations, the Namibia Media Trust (NMT) is hosting the #YouthQuakeNam event under the theme “Information is Youth Power”. 

ESDA commemorating Day of the Namibian Child 

WINDHOEK - The Ecumenical Social Diaconate Action (ESDA)’s Friendly Haven, a shelter for abused women and children, is celebrating the Day of the Namibian Child with the children from the Sonder Water community this Friday at the ESDA Conference & Training Centre in Hochland Park.

Teachers Exercise: Fear and Memory

Dear teacher, these exercises will shift your paradigm of teaching, because they will help you to connect to your learners on a deeper level and thus your pupils will engage more actively in the learning process.

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Epukiro JSS awards learners,

WIDHOEK- Uetuuaneka Karumendu (Grade 8), Korokue Tjomuho (Grade 9), and Tujamee Tjinape (Grade 8), are the top performers of the Epukiro Junior Secondary School having obtained 43, 33 and 39 marks respectively in the August examinations.

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Nam children more into music video watching

WINDHOEK - Namibian children are more likely to watch video content and listen to music, than spend time on social media. Kaspersky Lab’s latest report, based on statistics from the company’s Parental Control modules, has revealed.

A little time with our  parents is necessary

All the basic life skills were taught to us by our parents and guardians, they taught us what we needed to know while growing up. From cleaning our noses to using the toilets. They are our reference and directors for a good life. They were our first teachers that offered life education for free.

Teachers exercise: Why Exams?

There are many factors that need to be taken into consideration when one tries to answer the question: how can we raise the standard of our local education? The main factors however, remain the teacher and the student.

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‘I hope to get my own bed’

OTJINENE -  “I hope to get my own bed...I want to enjoy sleeping alone with my own blankets,” says Monalisa Tjituaiza, a Grade 5 learner who could not hide her joy at the new provisions of fifty beds, blankets and mattresses, courtesy of the

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Children’s storybook introduced

WINDHOEK - The United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) Windhoek launched its children’s storybook titled Frieda and the Sustainable Development Goals at the United Nations (UN) Library in Klein Windhoek recently.

Global Youth Initiative in Namibia launches this Friday

WINDHOEK - Genade Business Solutions cc, a faith-based company in Namibia, in partnership with Knowledge is Your Key Academy (KiYK), a John Maxwell Certified Team based in South Africa is officially launching the John Maxwell Global Youth Initiative in Namibia on Friday in Warmbad, which is billed the  “Glamour Event of the Year for the Youth in Namibia”. 

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Talent Factory Academy trainees announced

WINDHOEK – Esther Beukes, Toivo Nghidipohamba and Sally Jason are the three young Namibians who have been selected to partake in the MultiChoice Talent Factory (MTF) Academy filmmaking training for 12 months starting October 1 in Zambia this year.

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WHS learner crowned Miss Teen Namibia 2018

WINDHOEK - Nicole Landsburg from Windhoek High School (WHS) has been crowned this year’s Miss Teen Namibia.  Clarisse Muller is the first runner up, while Operi Kazombiaze is the second runner up. The competition took place at the Gymnasium School hall on Saturday.

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Namibian youth takes first steps to entering space

WINDHOEK - Fresh from being elected to the Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC) as coordinator for African, Senior Shimhanda, a final year Master of Engineering student at the Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST) has passed the entrance examination to Japanese Kyushu Institute of Technology (Kyutech) for the Space Engineering International Course (SEIC).  

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Girls inspired after empowerment camp

She learned wonderful things that sooner or later are bound to change her life, such as about teenage pregnancy, how to abstain from sex and how a young girl can speak openly to her parents about issues effecting her, says Reefbica /Howoses, 15, one of the girls who attended a VisionCore mentorship programme for girls over the weekend.

Steadily moving towards leadership

WINDHOEK – Selma Ambunda is a goal-driven mid-career woman with a passion for driving change. A devoted hardworking Christian and believer she grew up in rural Namibia in the small village of Ouma, in the Omusati Region. Walking long distances from home to school and back, covering ten kilometres a day, did not put her off school but instead motivated her to one day change her circumstances.

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Youth initiates campaign against GBV

WINDHOEK - Operi Kazombiaze, a 16-year-old aspiring model has initiated a Gender Based Violence (GBV) campaign titled #KnowYourWorthy, to reduce GBV among the youth and all Namibians at large.

Young people at the centre of the SADC agenda

WINDHOEK - The 38th Southern African Development Community (SADC) summit that took place last week had young people at the centre of its agenda with the theme “Promoting infrastructure development and youth empowerment for sustainable development”.

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Miss High School North auditions on September 1

WINDHOEK – The first audition of this year’s Miss High School North will be held at Gwashamba Mall in Ondangwa, Oshana Region on September 1, with the main event scheduled for December 19 at the Ekamuti Lodge in the northern part of the country. The auditions start at 09h00.

SADC youth to discuss joblessness, other issues

WINDHOEK - More than 800 young people across the Southern African Development Community (SADC) and 200 representatives from different regions in the country will meet for two days in a meeting titled SADC People’s Summit tomorrow and Friday.

Some youth ditch ‘smelly’ condoms

ONGWEDIVA - There are many reasons that young Namibians have advanced for not using condoms, one of them they said is because the plastic sheath apparently makes sex dry and on the other hand condoms are apparently smelly.